ILP Skill Building Eligibility
A youth may qualify for ILP Skills Training (ILP-S) if you can answer "YES" to ALL of the following questions:
Is the youth:
- Age 16 or older?
- Currently in foster care* (DHS or Tribal) or
- A former foster child who left child welfare substitute care placement at age 16 or older with at least 180 days (6 months) of placement services after age 14?
- Less than age 21?
- In need of ILP services to become self-sufficient and independent?
If you marked all answers as yes, the youth is eligible for ILP services up to age 21. Services:
Contracted out to local non-profits, for-profits, or Tribes.
*Foster care is defined as placement in foster family homes, relative care, group homes, emergency shelters, residential facilities, child care institutions, and pre-adoptive homes.
- Daily Living Skills such as: money management, household maintenance, transportation, legal issues, health, community resources, housing options, personal hygiene, employment readiness
- Educational Assistance such as: tutoring, homework/study groups, college tours, financial aid/scholarship applications